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November 04, 2015

The San Francisco Sheriff Who Defended the Sanctuary City Policy to the Hilt After Kathy Steinle's Murder Has Lost His Re-Election Bid

Oh, no.

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, 54, was defeated by Vicki Hennessy, a former sheriff's official who had the endorsement of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the sheriff deputies association. As of early Wednesday morning, Hennessy had received 62 percent of the vote to just 31 percent for Mirkarimi.

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But since then, the sheriff's oversight of the department has been plagued by other high-profile mishaps and controversies seen as contributing to his defeat. He had his driver's license briefly suspended for failing to properly report a minor accident while driving a department-issued car, and he also flunked a marksmanship test. >

There was another big bungle, too, see the article for that. It's incredible this guy was still being pushed by the political establishment.


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